A recent study found that bedbugs, like some other insects, have distinct color preferences. Researchers discovered bedbugs are drawn to red and black and repelled by green and yellow. Mayo Clinic parasitologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt calls the data interesting; adding, it’s always good to learn about pests that can infest human habitats. She says awareness about bedbugs is important, especially when you’re staying away from home. She answers a few questions for a better understanding about these pesks and how to avoid them.
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